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Cladhymenia pacifica Setchell 1926

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Genus Cladhymenia

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Cladhymenia pacifica Setchell
Heron Island, Queensland. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Cladhymenia pacifica Setchell
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

 

Stauroneis gracilis Ehrenberg

Acanthophora pacifica (Setchell) Kraft Heron Island, Queensland
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Cladhymenia pacifica Setchell 1926: 102, pl. 22.

Published in: Setchell, W.A. (1926). Tahitian algae collected by W.A. Setchell, C.B. Setchell and H.E. Parks. University of California Publications in Botany 12: 61-142, pls 7-22.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cladhymenia is Cladhymenia oblongifolia J.D.Hooker & Harvey.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acanthophora pacifica (Setchell) Kraft

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Pacific Ocean.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Arue point, Tahiti (South & Skelton 2003: 736). Holotype: Setchell; 27 June 1992 (sic =1922?); Reef. UC 261336 (de Jong, Hitipeuw & Prud'Homme van Reine 1999: 135). Notes: Setchell 5220.

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Source of current name
Kraft, G.T. (1979). Transfer of the Hawaiian red alga Cladhymenia pacifica to the genus Acanthophora (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales). Japanese Journal of Phycology 27: 123-135.

Key references
Jong, Y.S.D.M. de, Hitipeuw, C. & Prud'Homme van Reine, W.F. (1999). A taxonomic, phylogenetic and biogeographic study of the genus Acanthophora (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta). Blumea 44: 217-249.

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References
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Kraft, G.T. (1979). Transfer of the Hawaiian red alga Cladhymenia pacifica to the genus Acanthophora (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales). Japanese Journal of Phycology 27: 123-135.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 January 2021.

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